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Frankfort Beer Week

October 8-13, 2018

Welcome to the 5th Annual Frankfort Beer Week! Celebrate all that is great about Craft Beer in Michigan and do it in the cool, scenic, foodie town of Frankfort. Those who appreciate Craft Beer and delicious food know that the best things come from small-batch attention and creativity from people who care about the total experience.

Celebrate beer. Celebrate life. Celebrate Frankfort.

2018 Schedule of Events

MORE EVENTS COMING SOON! Check back for updates.

Monday, October 8

Harvest Ale Tapping at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 11:30am

Stormcloud's annual harvest season ales are brewed with hops grown and fresh harvested right here in northern Michigan.

ExhiBEERtion at Oliver Art Center

New this year, don’t miss the Oliver Art Center’s beer-themed, pop-up art exhibition with beer-inspired art from local artists.

Lake Ann Brewing Company Tap Takeover at Dinghy’s

Enjoy hand-crafted beer from Benzie County’s Lake Ann Brewing Company, on tap at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar while it lasts.

Stormcloud’s Chefvitational Beer Dinner at Rock’s Landing, 6:30pm

Guests will enjoy a multi-course meal with each dish prepared separately by a prominent Northern Michigan chef and paired with a specific beer brewed by Stormcloud Brewing Company. Tickets are $80 per person to attend. Must reserve in advance. Tickets only available for purchase online >>

tuesday, October 9

ExhiBEERtion at Oliver Art Center

New this year, don’t miss the Oliver Art Center’s beer-themed, pop-up art exhibition with beer-inspired art from local artists.

Lake Ann Brewing Company Tap Takeover at Dinghy’s

Enjoy hand-crafted beer from Benzie County’s Lake Ann Brewing Company, on tap at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar while it lasts.

Brewmaster Documentary at The Garden Theater, 7pm

A documentary film by Douglas Tirola, Brewmaster artfully captures the craftsmanship, passion and innovation within the beer industry. The story follows a young ambitious New York lawyer who struggles to chase his American dream of becoming a brewmaster and a Milwaukee based professional beer educator as he attempts to become a Master Cicerone. Movie website >>

Wednesday, October 10

ExhiBEERtion at Oliver Art Center

New this year, don’t miss the Oliver Art Center’s beer-themed, pop-up art exhibition with beer-inspired art from local artists.

Lake Ann Brewing Company Tap Takeover at Dinghy’s

Enjoy hand-crafted beer from Benzie County’s Lake Ann Brewing Company, on tap at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar while it lasts.

Storm Riders Wednesday Night Ride at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 6pm

Join the Stormcloud Brewing Company cycling club for a special beer week ride.

Beer Trivia at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 8pm

Put your beer goggles on for this special night of beer-infused pub trivia.

thursday, October 11

ExhiBEERtion at Oliver Art Center

New this year, don’t miss the Oliver Art Center’s beer-themed, pop-up art exhibition with beer-inspired art from local artists.

Lake Ann Brewing Company Tap Takeover at Dinghy’s

Enjoy hand-crafted beer from Benzie County’s Lake Ann Brewing Company, on tap at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar while it lasts.

friday, October 12

ExhiBEERtion at Oliver Art Center

New this year, don’t miss the Oliver Art Center’s beer-themed, pop-up art exhibition with beer-inspired art from local artists.

Lake Ann Brewing Company Tap Takeover at Dinghy’s

Enjoy hand-crafted beer from Benzie County’s Lake Ann Brewing Company, on tap at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar while it lasts.

Beer and Pumpkin Carving Party at The Cabbage Shed

Get a head start on your Halloween decorations at this fun event for the family.

Live Music at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 8-10pm

Enjoy a live performance from local favorite Blake Elliott at Stormcloud’s downtown pub.

saturday, October 13

ExhiBEERtion at Oliver Art Center

New this year, don’t miss the Oliver Art Center’s beer-themed, pop-up art exhibition with beer-inspired art from local artists.

Lake Ann Brewing Company Tap Takeover at Dinghy’s

Enjoy hand-crafted beer from Benzie County’s Lake Ann Brewing Company, on tap at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar while it lasts.

Oktoberfest at Stormcloud Brewing, 11:30am

Following the Frankfort Fall Festival Parade on Main Street at 11am, Stormcloud kicks off its annual Oktoberfest celebration.

Homebrewers Competition at Stormcloud Brewing, entries due by noon

Winners announced Sunday, October 14. Top homebrewer wins a brewing session with Head Brewer Brian Confer to brew a batch of their beer for release at Stormcloud, plus other great prizes.

Live Music at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 8-10pm

Enjoy a live performance from northern Michigan’s The Lofteez at Stormcloud’s downtown pub.

Frankfort Beer Week Locations

Frankfort Beer Week Punch Cards

Pick up a Frankfort Beer Week Punch Card at the Frankfort–Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce and participating businesses. Get your card stamped at a minimum of five locations, then drop it off at Stormcloud Brewing Company for a chance to win prizes.

Winners will be announced Monday, October 22. Participants do not need to be present to win.

Punch Card Prizes - 2018 prizes coming soon!

 

Beer Week Lodging Specials, Available October 8-13

Additional Lodging